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See definition of pangs on Dictionary.com
  • as inagony
  • as intravail

synonyms for pangs

  • anguish
  • misery
  • passion
  • torment
  • torture
  • woe
  • affliction
  • distress
  • dolor
  • throes
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antonyms for pangs

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  • contentment
  • happiness
  • joy
  • comfort
  • health
  • peace
  • success
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How to use pangs in a sentence

He knew, if those watching him did not, the terrible pangs of starvation and here was provision for many a day.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
They exulted amid their keenest pangs that they were counted worthy to suffer for their divine Master.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Virginia was fortunate in escaping the most severe pangs of the depression years of the 1930's.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
For the moment the child was hers, she suffered pangs of maternal bereavement that seemed to tear her breast and twist her heart.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The Prince leaves the boat to help them find the place, and the little maid suffers intensely the pangs of jealousy.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Mary knows the pangs of sorrow by experience, and therefore knows also how to console and help us.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Do you think a magic breakfast would taste good, or relieve the pangs of hunger I now suffer?
THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
But had we God's wisdom, our present pangs would seem nothing, hid in the speeding ages of joy.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
It seemed a poor sort of compliment he had paid her; and how could he make real to her the pangs the decision had cost him?
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
He had every reason to believe that he would find her dying; and such pangs of suffering as came to him he had never known before.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO PANGS

  • affliction
  • anguish
  • distress
  • dolor
  • misery
  • pangs
  • passion
  • throes
  • torment
  • torture
  • woe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.